Steven Newcomb

The title of this column is taken from a letter sent by Christopher Columbus to Ferdinand and Isabella, explaining how he had found “many islands filled with people innumerable, and of them all I have taken possession for their highnesses, by proclamation made and with royal standard unfurled and...

4/1/14
Steven Newcomb

“I think of this Western Hemisphere, all of it, as the domain of…Western Christendom” — U.S. Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa), in his speech in the House of Representatives, February 25, 2014....

3/28/14
Christina Rose
3/17/14
Irish culture is filled with tales of fairies, banshees and leprechauns, and there is nothing as Irish as a good story...
Vincent Schilling
3/6/14
Here at ICTMN, we have written several articles of late that have served as indicators of just what makes someone a Native American...
Vincent Schilling
2/19/14
Considering all of the news Native American people see on a daily basis that is tough to stomach—why not have a bit of fun?...
ICTMN Staff
1/9/14
This Date in Native History: On January 9, 1493, Christopher Columbus—having set sail from Spain six months earlier—spots three “mermaids” while sailing near the Dominican Republic...
Genesis Tuyuc
12/17/13
On Saturday, December 14, the program, Taino Identity Beyond Columbus, took place at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in New York City...
ICTMN Staff
11/19/13
In a major scientific faux pas, scientists have discovered that they not only killed the world’s oldest creature, they also incorrectly dated it...
Alysa Landry
10/29/13
This Date in Native History: The first store in Denver, Colorado is believed to have opened on October 29, 1858, less than a month before the frontier town was incorporated and giv...
Vincent Schilling
10/22/13
On Columbus Day last week, ICTMN published a story outlining an uncomfortable history regarding the exploits of Christopher Columbus and his men when he arrived to the Bahamas in 1...

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